Appointed Boards Application

If you are a Town of Hillsborough resident and willing to volunteer your time and expertise to your community, please complete this form. Volunteers for the Parks and Recreation Board must be at least 13 years old, and volunteers for all other boards must be at least 18 years old.

The town strives to reflect the diversity of its residents in the makeup of its boards. Demographics and residence location are considered during the appointment process.

First name:

Last name:

Home address:

Home phone number (optional):

Work phone number (optional):

Email address:

Place of employment (optional):

Job title (optional):

Birth date:


Ethnic origin (check all that apply):

Hispanic or Latino
Native American
I prefer not to answer

Boards requirements:
Board of Adjustment — Town or extraterritorial jurisdiction resident
Historic District Commission — Town or extraterritorial jurisdiction resident
Orange County Climate Council — Town resident
Parks and Recreation Board — Town resident
Planning Board — Town or extraterritorial jurisdiction resident
Tourism Board — Own or operate a restaurant or reside, own property or be employed in town
Tourism Development Authority — Affiliated with a business collecting lodging tax
Tree Board — Town resident
Water and Sewer Advisory Committee — Water system customer

Boards you would be willing to serve on:
First choice:

Second choice:

Third choice:

Reasons for wanting to serve:

Have you served or are you currently serving on a town board? If so, which ones and when?

Relevant work, volunteer or educational experience:

How are you connected to Hillsborough (live, work, play, shop, own property)?

Have you reviewed the Vision 2030 plan, and what are your thoughts about it?

Have you reviewed other town documents (budget, strategy map, small area plans), and what are your thoughts about them?

What challenges do you see the town facing that could be addressed by the board or boards on which you wish to serve?

How you heard about this opportunity:

Confirm and submit

I have been advised that I am committing to attend the volunteer board's regular meetings. Attendance at the regular meetings shall be considered a prerequisite for maintaining membership on the board. The Board of Commissioners may declare a vacancy on the board because of non-attendance.